CVE-2018-12407

critical
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Description

A buffer overflow occurs when drawing and validating elements with the ANGLE graphics library, used for WebGL content, when working with the VertexBuffer11 module. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 64.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106167

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1505973

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3844-1/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-29/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-02-28

Updated: 2019-03-01

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
122192Mozilla Firefox < 64.0NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
700411Mozilla Firefox < 64 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
119654Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 18.10 : Firefox vulnerabilities (USN-3844-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
119636FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (d10b49b2-8d02-49e8-afde-0844626317af)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
119604Mozilla Firefox < 64.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
119603Mozilla Firefox < 64.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS) (deprecated)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical